Melanie is an avid music educator and community musician. She has her Master’s of Music in Music Education from Anderson University, SC and teaches Middle School Orchestra in the Fairfield City School District. She has played the violin in the Ashland Symphony Orchestra and is currently principal second violinist in the Cincinnati Community Orchestra. Melanie is also a violist and has played with the Lebanon Symphony Orchestra and Butler Philharmonic Orchestra. Melanie currently plays viola with the Mason Symphony Orchestra. In her free time, Melanie loves to spend time with her husband Michael and their three children.